Update: Police have cleared the building and no gunman was found. There were also no injuries reported.
Authorities are speculating that it may have been a student-athlete that entered the building with a baseball bat that triggered the response.
A massive law enforcement presence has responded to reports of a person entering Batavia High School in suburban Illinois with a rifle.
There are is no information yet on any injuries or the status of the alleged gunman.
Batavia Police are responding to a report of an unknown male subject with a rifle entering Batavia High School.
— Batavia, Illinois (@cityofbataviaIL) April 8, 2019
The school is being evacuated and placed on lockdown.
The initial call came in at 6:41 a.m. local time.
This is a breaking story. We will update it as more information becomes available.
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